At a meeting with French President Macron, Petro Poroshenko discussed the issue of political prisoners and preparations for the Normandy format summit, during which these issues will be included. This was stated by Poroshenko on the "Inter" TV channel.
He has raised the issue of the political prisoner Roman Sushchenko, who was personally acquainted with the first lady of France.
"During the meeting with French President Emannuel Macron, I separately raised the question of the journalist Sushchenko. You know that he worked in Paris, that the first lady of France took care of his fate. And Emannuel Macron clearly stated that in the near future we will once again take the initiative so that Putin will keep his word, release Sushchenko, and that he return home as soon as possible, ”said Petro Poroshenko.
Earlier the leaders of Germany and France agreed to hold a meeting on Normandy format after the end of the presidential elections of Ukraine. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated this on air of Inter TV channel.
The meeting possibly will take place in France.
“We received the very clear message that in case of my second term in office the new possibilities will appear and the session of the Normandy format will take place. The meeting is likely to be held in France, just on the fifth anniversary of the Norman format,” Poroshenko said.